Mr. Jeffrey Goettman joined the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) in June 2017 as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. As Executive Vice President, Mr. Goettman provides financial and administrative leadership to the export-finance banking teams and manages the business administration activities of the Bank’s approximately 400 employees.
Mr. Goettman has enjoyed a successful career in private equity and investment banking. He founded CameronBlue Capital, a private equity firm, to focus on control investments involving owner-managers in the small and mid-sized business markets. Previously, Mr. Goettman was a Managing Member at Thayer Capital Partners, a Washington, D.C.-based private equity firm with more than $1.5 billion in equity investments. As a private equity investor, Mr. Goettman has served as the chairman of the board of more than 10 businesses and as a board member on several others. Mr. Goettman specialized in creative and flexible capital structures tailored to a management philosophy of responsible stewardship, empowered management, and the creation of enduring businesses.
Prior to his private equity career, Mr. Goettman specialized in mergers and acquisitions as an investment banker with Morgan Stanley, Wasserstein Perella, and Robertson Stephens.
Mr. Goettman holds a BS in Economics and Computer Science from Duke University, where he graduated magna cum laude with honors in Economics and enjoyed a four-year varsity golf career. He also received a MBA from the Stanford School of Business.